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daylilies are easy to grow and are also edible
Photo 3 of 5Daylilies are very easy to grow -- and as they're also edible, they can be added to dinners, desserts and salads.

Facts About Daylilies (3 of 5)

In fact, daylilies -- which originated in China -- are an essential ingredient in hot-and-sour soup and are best when they're just opening. Because the red varieties tend to be somewhat bitter, if you plan to grow daylilies to eat, you should choose the yellow ones.

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